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James Schuyler Again ...

… or you can’t keep a good poet down. I’ve blogged before about James Schuyler and the combination of pride and pleasure it gave me when Slow Dancer Press was the first to publish his… 448 more words

Writers & Writing

Some ongoing reflections prompted by a Poetry School course

The Poetry School, based in London UK, runs a range of courses. I signed up to one of these: an online course spread over ten weeks. 1,986 more words

My Approach To Writing

LATE BREAKING NEWS: Grabbing the Apple, An Anthology of New York Women Poets by Poet Terri Muuss and Friends

Grabbing the Apple6 (click on link for list of poets)

 “The story of Eve has been, more often than not, interpreted by men. Eve has been presented as impulsive, disobedient and ignorant. 289 more words

General Interest

"Shut Not Your Doors to Me Proud Libraries" - Walt Whitman

Shut not your doors to me, proud libraries,
For that which was lacking among you all, yet needed most, I bring;
A book I have made for your dear sake, O soldiers, 68 more words

Drunken Library

"Divination in the Park" - Vijay Seshadri

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Under the bursting dogwoods, et cetera,
Having just finished a pear for lunch,
I lie over the earth, to feel it swim
inside my posture, and sleep, 168 more words

Drunken Library

Fugitives by Stephen Mead

It’s always a matter of what’s got to go—–
a name, a family, the life of appliances
just when their warranty’s up,
customary hardships, comfort… 146 more words

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You Will Not Be the Same by Stephen Mead

You brought me cigarettes.
I brought you cough drops.
Wounds were disclosed little
except in momentary darkness
after darkness.
Those shades brought light in
for quite some time. 148 more words

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